Ants occur in a wide variety of all regions of the world. They have a vast number of different species that make ant pest control difficult. There are more than 12,000 different ant types that have been found. Now you’re not at risk of being invaded by that many different species, as only a handful of types have been identified as home-invaders in places like Massachusetts, Mississippi, Chicago, etc. 

Let’s take a deep dive and look at these to conduct better ant control services:

3 Types of Ants You Need To Know About!

To win against an enemy you must know it inside and out. Therefore knowing about the different types of ants helps you in employing the right ant control services in your battle against the species. Here are the top eight most common types of ants that invade homes:

#1 Acrobat Ants 

These ants are also known as the worker ants and are about 2.5 to 3 millimetres long with two nodes. Acrobat ants have many varied colors from yellow-brown to re-black, etc. Acrobat ants are generally aggressive making ant pest control necessary for them. They are most commonly found around Massachusetts

acrobat ants

#2 Argentine ants   

Argentine Ants are 2.2 to 2.8 millimetres long and have one node to them. Usually, their color varies from dark brown to light. Fortunately, these ants do not possess the ability to sting making ant control services easier. Argentine ants are most commonly found throughout the Southeastern United States, California, and Hawaii.  

argentine ants

#3 Asian Needle Ants 

Asian Needle Ants are close to 5 millimetres long and have one node to them. They are brown-black or dark orange and are found in places with high moisture. These ants can send humans into an anaphylactic shock with their bite. They are most common in Alabama, Georgia, etc.

Are you worried about an invasion of ants in your home or yard? Knowing and identifying the different types of ants are one the key methods to deal with the issue. How you remove ants from your house will depend on the type they belong to. Hence contact Mosquito Mary’s for comprehensive ant control services!